Wednesday, October 31, 2012
See and Be Seen
Be bright on Halloween night! A few additional costume accessories could help provide for a safe and fun Halloween.
1. Use reflective tape or stickers on your costume of treat bags.
2. Masks can block your vision. Instead, use non-toxic face paint.
3. To prevent trips and falls, make sure costumes and shoes are well-fitted.
4. Costume accessories should be soft and flexible, not sharp and pointy.
5. Carry a flashlight!
The roads and streets throughout the Commonwealth will not only be cluttered with trick-or-treaters, but eager party goers driving to their spooky holiday celebrations. Abiding by these road rules, drivers and pedestrians alike can safely enjoy their Halloween festivities.
1. Look all ways and listen for traffic before crossing.
2. Cross at corners, not between parked cars.
3. If there are no sidewalks, walk on the left side of the road, facing traffic.
4. Walk, don’t run.
5. Use caution when crossing, entering and exiting driveways.
6. Obey traffic signals.
7. Trick or treat with a group and bring a trusted adult.
Everyone likes to indulge in their favorite sweet treats during Halloween. Following these few tips will ensure your health and safety!
1. Eat candy in moderation. Eating all of your Halloween candy at one time could lead to stomach aches and cavities. Make the Halloween spirit last and save some treats for later.
2. Check for tampered wrappings. Have an adult go through trick-or-treaters goody bags to make sure the candy is safe to eat.
We hope you find these tips helpful, and we wish everyone a happy and safe Halloween!